[efloraofindia:35985] Request for ID - Rauwolfia serpentina is it?

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Rashida Atthar

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May 25, 2010, 11:57:46 AM5/25/10
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Saw this beautiful shrub at Kulgi. kindly ID. Thankyou.

 

 

Date/Time :

25 April 2010

 

Location- Place, altitude and GPS:

Kulgi WLS, Karnataka.

 

Habitat- garden/ urban/wild/type:

Wild

 

Plant Habit-tree/shrub/climber/herb:

Shrub

 

Height/length:

small

 

Leaves-type/shape/size:

Whorls of three,  lanceolate, acute oracuminate, glabrous.

 

Inflorescence type /size:

Corymbose cymes

 

Flowers-size/colour/calyx/bracts:

 white, pink bracts

 

Fruits type-shape/size/seeds:

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Fragrance/odour/pollinator/uses  and so on:

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 regards,

 Rashida.


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tanay bose

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May 25, 2010, 12:01:02 PM5/25/10
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I think SO Rashida Ji
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Dinesh Valke

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May 25, 2010, 12:04:16 PM5/25/10
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It is indeed Rauvolfia serpentina (Rauvolfia also spelt Rauwolfia)

(syn. Ophioxylon serpentinum) ... is commonly known as: Indian snakeroot, java devil pepper, ichneumon-plant, insanity herb, rauvolfia root, rauwolfia, serpentine wood, snakeroot, snakewood • Assamese: arachoritita • Bengali: চন্দ্র chandra • Gujarati: સર્પગંધા sarpagandha • Hindi: chandrabhaga, छोटा चांद chota-chand, नाकुली nakuli, सर्पगंधा sarpagandha • Kannada: ಸರ್ಪಗನ್ಧ sarpangandha, ಸರ್ಪಗನ್ಧೀ sarpagandhi, ಶಿವನಾಭಿಬಳ್ಳಿ shivanabhiballi, sutranavi, ಪತಾಳಗನ್ಧೀ patalagandhi • Malayalam: അമല്പൊരി amalpori, chuvannavilpori, സര്പ്പഗന്ധി sarppagandhi, suvapavalporiyam • Marathi: harkaya, harki, नाकुली nakuli • Oriya: patalagarar, sanochado • Sanskrit: चन्द्रिका chandrika, नाकुली nakuli, पातालगरुड patalgaruda, सर्पगंधा sarpagandha • Tamil: chevanamalpodi • Telugu: patalaguni, patalagaruda, sarpagandha • Urdu: چاند چهوٿا chota chand, ناکلي nakuli



Regards.

Rashida Atthar

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May 25, 2010, 12:11:58 PM5/25/10
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Thanks a lot for quick ID conformation Tanay ji and Dinesh ji,

regards,
Rashida.

tanay bose

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May 25, 2010, 12:16:36 PM5/25/10
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Welcome Rashida Ji
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